INTERNSHIPS

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INTERNSHIP PROGRAM OVERVIEW:

This program provides a unique opportunity for hardworking, passionate, future leaders to gain hands-on exposure to county Party politics, strengthen their understanding of the political process, and prepare for political opportunities. In addition to typical intern duties, interns will have the chance to volunteer in community outreach projects, assist at HCDP functions, and attend weekly meetings held by HCDP staff or guest speakers.

Interns will work in several areas: Communication, Data Management, Field Organizing, Fundraising, Event Planning, and Volunteer Recruitment.  Each area offers a unique learning experience, contributing to the success of Democrats throughout Harris County, and ultimately the State of Texas. For more information about the program, click here

 

OVERALL REQUIREMENTS:

  • An interest in politics and identify as a Democrat
  • Quick to learn
  • Flexible schedule
  • Ability to work a set schedule
  • Attention to detail
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Basic technological proficiency
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work at least 10-20 hours a week Monday-Friday (possibly weekends), in the HCDP HQ office at 1445 N Loop W, Suite 110, Houston, TX 77008

 

HOW TO APPLY:

The Harris County Democratic Party is now accepting applications for the Summer Internship Program, which will be from June 5-August 8, 2017. All applicants are required to submit the following:

  • Current copy of your resume
  • One letter of recommendation
  • A Letter of Interest (300-500 words)

Please apply by May 26, 2017 at 5 P.M. CT to be considered. Complete an online application here or submit your resume, letter of recommendation, and letter of interest to Dominique Davis, dominique@harrisdemocrats.com with the subject line: “2017 SUMMER INTERNSHIP: FOCUS AREA—FIRST NAME, LAST NAME.” Upon completion of the program, interns will be provided with a letter of recommendation for future endeavors. The Harris County Democratic Party will work with the applicant if needed to gain course credit. 

 

The Harris County Democratic Party is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis.

Women and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

 

 

 

 

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